Nā tō rourou, nā taku rourou
ka ora ai te iwi
With your food basket and my food basket
the people will thrive
Ngā kete is a place for information about kaupapa Māori psychology, bicultural issues, cultural competence, and Māori psychology workforce development
Find out more about the National Standing Committee on Bicultural Issues (NSCBI) and the NZPsS commitment to biculturalism
Link to all bicultural articles printed by the NZ Psychological Society in various publications over the years
Launch of the te reo interpretation of the Code of Ethics at the Indigenous Psychologies conference, 17 November 2012
Launch of the book Ka Tū, Ka Oho: Visons of a Bicultural Partnership in Psychology
A launch of the book Ka Tū, Ka Oho: Visions of a Bicultural Partnership in Psychology. Invited keynotes: Revisiting the Past to Reset the Future was held at the NZPsS/NZCCP joint conference in Wellington. The book edited by Raymond Nairn, Phillipa Pehi, Roseanne Black and Waikaremoana Waitoki has fifteen chapters, each devoted to a bicultural keynote address at NZPsS conferences which has been presented over the past 20 years. In each chapter the presenter reflects upon their addresses then and now. This book provides thoughtful and interesting insights into the bicultural partnership between Māori and Pakeha and is provocative, engaging and complelling reading. Each speaker contributes their unique perspectives on ways of working within the context of personal, social, economic and political influences. Click for an order form.
Karahipi Tumuaki- President's Scholarship recipient 2012
The President's scholarship of $2000 is awarded to Māori postgraduate students who are active in the Māori community and who are enrolled for a degree requiring a piece of research for either a Masters or higher level post-graduate degree in psychology. The research must be Maori-centred and related to the betterment of the Māori community. The award was conferred on Tia Neha
Tia Neha is enrolled for a PhD at the University of Otago and is focusing on the role of family oral traditions, autobiographical memories and whether or not these factors link to Māori children's learning, specifically literacy and numeracy achievements.
President, Frank O'Connor noted that Tia was a very worthy recipient of the scholarship Her research employs a mātauranga Māori methodology and aimed to develop an understanding of the ways in which Māori children learn and attain skills in the cultural environment they are raised in and how that learning relates to their achievements in the classroom. Tia has a background in education, has been the first author of two publications, has contributed to a number of others and has an extensive list of presentations related to her research.
The President's Scholarship
The Karahipi Tumuaki President's Scholarship recognises research which is Māori centred and of use to the Māori community. The Scholarship is valued at $2000 plus one year's free membership of the Society. If the recipient is a Full Member of the Society, the subscription fee will be waived for one year. If the recipient is not a member, they will receive a year's free subscribership to the Society
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Other bursaries and scholarships
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